Julie Williams

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Faffcamp II: Educational, Inspirational, Motivational

My first “Faff” event was a fabulous experience. More than 150 “faffers” converged on San Antonio, Texas in mid-March, combining business with pleasure. They grew their voice-over careers while taking in culture, enjoying their peers, and of course eating the best TexMex food on the planet. What differentiated this event from other voice-over conventions I’ve […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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Are You Doing Enough To Take Care of Your Voice?

Written by Carmi Levy of Voices.com. Are you doing enough to take care of your voice? It's that time of year again when the temperatures go … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 1

Question: Should I use headphones or studio monitors while editing audio? Answer: Both. There! Shortest article ever! OK, just kidding... Headphones and studio monitors each provide a unique perspective of the sound of your voice—Headphones give a very “clinical” impression of what’s recorded. By that I mean you are getting a direct feed of … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

ADR: Creating Emotional Realism in the Soundtrack—Part 2

by Christopher M. Allport (click here for Part 1 of ADR—Creating Emotional Realism in the Soundtrack) There are two main modes of ADR: 1) principal dialogue replacement cues [voice replacement]; and 2) general group walla cues [which may include pass-bys, call-outs and vocal texture]. As the soundtrack carries the story’s emotion, the … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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VoiceOver Success Doesn’t Happen by Accident

One question Quiz.  Which is true? a)     “You have all your fingers. You should be a concert pianist!” b)     “You have a great voice. You should do voice-overs!” c)     “You’ve got a very steady hand. You should be a brain surgeon!” d)     None of the above The answer, of course, is D.  But if you chose B, we are not mocking you. … [Read More...]